Tag Archives: Ari PenSmith

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Illangelo, Doc McKinney

13 Sep

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has teamed up with Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese and Martin “Doc” McKinney for a new collaboration.

Illangelo is responsible for producing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Majid Jordan’s “Something About You,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” and The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends.”

Meanwhile, Doc McKinney’s production resume boasts works with John Legend (“Wanna Be Loved”), Drake (“The Ride”), Santigold (“Outside the War”), The Weeknd (“Starboy”), Future (“Low Life”) and M.I.A. (“Exodus”).

Besides writing songs on the next projects by Little Mix and Louise Redknapp, Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring the Grades-produced lead single “Body” – later this year via all digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut, Paul E. Phamous, Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, J Mills, Monro, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Future Cut

31 Aug

Sinead Harnett has recorded new music with Future Cut.

The British songwriting and production duo – composed of Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola – have previously helmed songs for Maxine Ashley (“Happy With or Without You”), RuthAnne (“Take My Place”), Whinnie Williams (“Too Strong”), Littke Mix (“How Ya Doing?”) and Stooshe (“Black Heart”).

Future Cut have also collaborated with songwriters including Andrea Martin, Kara DioGuardi, Lindy Robbins, Wayne Hector, Nicole Morier, Shaznay Lewis, Chelcee Grimes, James Fauntleroy, Amanda Ghost, Traci Hale, Jo Perry, Claude Kelly, Erika Nuri, Makeba Riddick, Amy Wadge, and Cathy Dennis.

Besides writing songs on the next projects by Little Mix and Louise Redknapp, Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring the Grades-produced lead single “Body” – later this year via all digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, J Mills, Monro, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Hue Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, and Rodney Jerkins.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Future Cut’s works!

Arlissa teams up with Carmen Reece, Andre Harris for new collaboration

29 Jul

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa has enlisted Carmen Reece and Andre Harris for a new collaboration.

Reece is responsible for co-writing Craig David’s “I Know You,” Tamar Braxton’s “Blind,” K. Michelle’s “Make the Bed,” Teyana Taylor’s “Put Your Love On,” Michelle Williams’ “Say Yes,” and Ariana Grande’s “Right There.”

Meanwhile, Harris’ songwriting and production resume boasts works with Usher (“Caught Up”), Destiny’s Child (“T-Shirt”), Ciara (“Oh”), Mariah Carey (“Lullaby”), Chris Brown (“Hold Up”) and Alicia Keys (“So Simple”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa has signed a new deal with Def Jam Recordings and is currently working on her upcoming debut project.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Martin Sjolie, Patrick Patrikious, Anita Blay, Jonny Hockings, Martin Terefe, Bastian Langebaek, Malay, Ari PenSmith, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

Arlissa signs new record deal with Def Jam Recordings

15 Jul

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa has signed a new record deal with Def Jam Recordings, which is also home to artists including Justin Bieber, Teyana Taylor, Kanye West, Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, and Alessia Cara.

Arlissa’s current promotional single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” – which was remixed by Jonas Blue and co-written by fellow recording artist Senai Tedros – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming project, Arlissa has reportedly teamed up with Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Martin Sjolie, Patrick Patrikious, Anita Blay, Jonny Hockings, Martin Terefe, Bastian Langebaek, Malay, Ari PenSmith, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Arlissa also co-wrote “Just Us” for Kara Marni alongside Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell of UK songwriting/production duo All About She. The track is slotted for inclusion on Marni’s next project under Access Records.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

Sinead Harnett premieres “Body” music video

12 Jul

Sinead Harnett has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Johnny Mourgue-directed clip for “Body” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (July 12, 2018).

Co-written and produced by regular collaborator Daniel “Grades” Traynor; “Body” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Harnett’s next project reportedly yields further alliances with Maths Time Joy, J Mills, Alan Sampson, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, and Stint.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

June’s Diary release debut mini-album “All of Us”

8 Jul

American female group June’s Diary – composed of Kristal Lyndriette Smith, Ashly Williams, Brienna DeVlugt, Gabrielle “Gabby” Carreiro and Shyann Roberts – have released their debut mini-album online.

“All of Us” – featuring six songs in the shape of “Good Time,” “Take Me,” “Have You Ever,” “His Phone,” “All of Us” and “Hurt People” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Richard “P2J” Isong, Ari PenSmith, J. Warner, and Alastair “AoD” O’Donnell.

Stream “All of Us” below.

Lily Allen releases fourth studio collection “No Shame”

9 Jun

Lily Allen has released her fourth studio collection online.

“No Shame” – featuring singles “Trigger Bang” and “Higher” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Sheezus” delivers songwriting contributions from Tim Rice-Oxley, Jenna Andrews, Sam Duckworth, Eliza Caird, Tim Deal, Liana Banks, and Ari PenSmith.

On the production front, Allen has teamed up with Mark Ronson, BloodPop, Ezra Koening, Starsmith, Cass Lowe, Fryars, Emre Ramazanoglu, P2J, Seb Chew, Dre Skull, Jack Nichols-Marcy, and Show N Prove.

Stream “No Shame” below.